Weide and co-director Don Argott have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to archive footage.
The highlight of the segment and also its most realistic entry is Joanny Causse’s American-French co-production ‘Rachels Don’t Run’
The programmers of NIFFF (Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival) have managed to compose a fine and diverse short film programme.
Both deep and wide in its scope, masterfully composed, whip-smart, perceptive and nurturing to every cinephile, ‘Lynch/Oz’ can sometimes feel overwhelming, and even a bit too much (…)
The focus on Asia that dominated this year’s (and also the last few years’) NIFFF also reflected in the selection of shorts, where the short films from Asia got their own slot. The most notable difference between the Asian, the international and the Swiss shorts programmes is that the Asian one is, well, the most […]
Neither Kovačević nor Radovanović preach in ‘Another Spring’, but having Radovanović, an open and vocal critic of the current Serbian régime and the way it handled the pandemic, is certainly a political statement.
The fact is that ‘Karaoke Paradise’ seems a little bit all over the place, especially in its elevated tempo, but there is a sense of rhythm and structure to it, so it works almost like a perfect karaoke song.
‘My Love Affair with Marriage’ is an animated film aimed at adult audiences, interestingly envisioned and told well enough to keep us occupied almost until the very end.
‘Mariupolis 2’ might nor be the strongest testament of Kvaderavičius’ filmmaking, but it is a testament of his humanity and the strength of his belief in his mission, and it also is a devastating testimony of the dark times we live in.